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[ ahy-wingk ]
/ ˈaɪˌwɪŋk /


a wink of the eye.
Obsolete. a look or glance.

Nearby words

eyetie, eyetooth, eyewash, eyewater, eyewear, eyewink, eyewinker, eyewitness, eyne, eyot, eyra

Origin of eyewink

First recorded in 1590–1600; eye + wink1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for eyewink

  • Scurlock stooped away; the fraction of an eyewink later would have done his lifes business very neatly.

    Cursed|George Allan England